Update on JHAAN Joint Paper on Solidarity with Ukraine

On 31 March 2023, the network of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies (JHAAN) published an update of the joint paper on its contribution to the EU’s solidarity with Ukraine (for the initial paper →eucrim news of 14 October 2022). The update sets out the main activities of the agencies in the period from February 2022 to February 2023 in their effort to support EU Member States and institutions in response to Russia's military aggression against Ukraine and to help people affected and displaced by the war.

The activities of the agencies during this period include the following:

  • Producing targeted analytical products and reports;
  • Identifying key fundamental rights challenges and ways to overcome them;
  • Providing operational support to investigations into core international crimes allegedly committed in Ukraine;
  • Providing operational support to national authorities, with a particular emphasis on Member States bordering Ukraine and Moldova;
  • Providing information on provision-related activities and support;
  • Contributing to the enforcement of EU sanctions;
  • Supporting the authorities of Ukraine and Moldova.

The update was prepared by the European Union Agency of Asylum (EUAA), which holds the Presidency of the JHAAN in 2023. Agencies of the JHAAN include CEPOL, EIGE, EMCDDA, EUAA, eu-LISA, Eurojust, Europol, FRA, and Frontex.

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Cornelia Riehle LL.M.

Academy of European Law (ERA)

Criminal Law

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